Kingston Lodge is a quintessential hunting lodge renovated and remodelled to provide for comfortable, flexible and extensive family living space. The renovated period property built c. 1805 - 1825 stands gracefully on an undulating lands of approx. 7.4 ha. (18.4 acres) and commands fine views of the verdant surrounding countryside. The 5 bedroom late Georgian residence is of generous proportions and offers a beautifully appointed and most comfortable family home extending to approx. 479 sq. m (5,156 sq. ft.).
The front door of Kingston Lodge is centralised between two large bays which opens into a double height hallway and through to the inner hall with flagstone flooring throughout. The abundance of reception rooms combines the elegant proportions of the Georgian property with the flow of modern living. Of particular note, are the large drawing room and dining room, both with high ceilings, wooden floors, marble fireplaces and floor to ceiling four bay windows providing an abundance of reception space and offering views from the front of the house. Further accommodation comprises of a large family sitting room, a study with a Cecil Aldin frieze, a games room and two WCs. The traditional open plan kitchen forms the heart of the house with steps up to the dining area. Off the kitchen is a large utility room with ample shelving and a separate boot room with door to the courtyard.
Upstairs there are two principle bedrooms located in the bows at either end of the property. Between the principle bedrooms are three further bedrooms with three bathrooms and a shower room completing the main accommodation.
GROUNDS AND GARDENS
Kingston Lodge is approached via a winding avenue through the front lawn, enhanced by a selection of mature specimen trees to the front gravelled forecourt. The property is encompassed by 7.4 ha (18.4 acres) of pastures, parkland and gardens.
To the rear of the house is the wonderfully refurbished stone cut courtyard with coach house, stables, a store room. To the rear of the formal court yard are further stables, outbuildings and hay barn. The lofted coach house has the potential to be converted to further accommodation subject to planning permission.
The location of Kingston Lodge benefits from a private and rural location yet is still within easy reach of Dublin City and Airport via the M2. A wide range of shopping, leisure and cultural amenities can be found in Navan, 5 minutes from the property. The local road network provides easy access to the many other pretty villages in the area including Collon and Slane, with the new Whiskey Distillery.
Kingston Lodge benefits from a very good selection of schools including Yellow Furze NS and Headfort Prep School, with a large selection of secondary options all within 20km of Kingston Lodge. Private schools within a 45 minutes’ drive include Clongowes Wood College, Mount Sackville, Castleknock College, Belvedere College and Kings Hospital.
Recreational opportunities for the equine enthusiast, include racing at Fairyhouse and Navan and the renowned Meath Foxhounds, Tara Harriers and Ward Union all hunt nearby. In addition, the surrounding countryside offers excellent walking, cycling and hiking along the River Boyne. There is tennis at Stackallen Tennis Club, Rugby at Navan Rugby Club and golf at the award winning Killeen Castle, Royal Tara or Headfort Golf Club.
Dublin Airport 48km
· Beautifully refurbished 5 bed period country home
· Mature and very private setting
· The entire extends to approx. 7.4 ha (18.4 acres)
· Enclosed cut stone courtyard stables, outbuildings & sand arena
· Coach House with potential to convert to residential accommodation s.p.p
· Situated 45 mins. from Dublin city
· Extending to approx. 479 sq. m (5,156 sq. ft.)